CONSEQUENCE is an independent, international literary magazine. Annually in the spring we publish a print edition that includes short fiction, poetry, non-fiction, interviews, visual art, and reviews focused on the culture and consequences of war. We also publish weekly in CONSEQUENCE Online.

WRITERS WRITERS whose work has appeared in the magazine include: David Abrams, Elliot Ackerman, Homero Aridjis, Peter Balakian, Jennifer Barber, Jerri Bell, Sven Birkerts, Kevin Bowen, Martha Collins, Martha Cooley, William Corbett, April Darcy, Stephen Dau, Jasmin Dzarnik, Ruth Edgett, Teresa Fazio, Max Frazier, Anne Germanacos, Jesse Goolsby, Tami Haaland, Lee Hancock, Bridey Heing, Jen Hinst-White, Richard Hoffman, Fanny Howe, Daphne Kalotay, Mohammad Kazem Kazemi, Anne Korkeakivi, Phil Klay, Woody Lewis, Margaret Luongo, Christopher Lydon, Fred Marchant, Kai Maristed, Askold Melnyczuk, J. A. Moad II, Ruth Mukwana, Ed Ochester, Joyce Peseroff, Hilary Plum, Katey Schultz, Peter Dale Scott, Roy Scranton, Bob Shacochis, Tom Sleigh, Brian Turner, Barrett Warner, Julia Wendell, Afaa Michael Weaver, Nathan Webster, and Bruce Weigl.

SUBMISSIONS are welcome during the spring and fall reading periods:  

April 1 - April 30

October 1 - October 31

We do not consider work previously published in English.  All unsolicited work must be submitted through our website's submissions portal: www.Consequencemagazine.org/submit.  We do not accept mailed or e-mailed submissions.

 For fiction and non-fiction: please submit one piece of no more than 5,000 words.

For poetry: please submit up between three and six poems. Please state the number of poems in the file title (for example, "THREEPOEMS"). 

Translations are considered when permissions have been obtained.

There is a $3.00 service fee for online submissions. This is NOT a reading fee. There is no fee for work submitted by Veterans. 

A Veteran is anyone who is serving or who has served in one of the branches of the US Military and received an honorable discharge:

· United States Army

· United States Marine Corps

· United States Navy

· United States Air Force

· United States Coast Guard

· United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps

· National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps

Simultaneous submissions are welcome and encouraged, but if your work is accepted elsewhere, please let us know immediately.

Each submission may be accepted for publication in the print edition of CONSEQUENCE  and CONSEQUENCE Online.

CONSEQUENCE is an independent, non-profit magazine, and a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. We're pleased to announce we pay contributors.

Address: 

CONSEQUENCE Magazine
P. O. Box 323
Cohasset, MA 02025-0323

Reading period: October 1 – October 31, 2020.
CONSEQUENCE is an independent, non-profit literary magazine published annually. We publish short fiction, poetry, non-fiction, interviews, and reviews primarily focused on the culture of war.
We do not consider previously published work.
Online submissions only.Please submit one piece of no more than 5,000 words. Translations are acceptable if the author’s permission has been granted.
There is a $3.00 service fee for online submissions. This is NOT a reading fee. There is no fee for work submitted by Veterans.
Simultaneous submissions are welcome and encouraged, but if your work is accepted elsewhere, please let us know immediately.
CONSEQUENCE is an independent, non-profit magazine, and a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.We’re pleased to announce we now compensate writers for their work.

Reading period: October 1 – October 31, 2020.
CONSEQUENCE is an independent, non-profit literary magazine published annually. We publish short fiction, poetry, non-fiction, interviews, and reviews primarily focused on the culture of war.
We do not consider previously published work.
Online submissions only. Please submit one piece of no more than 5,000 words. Translations are acceptable if the author’s permission has been granted.
There is a $3.00 service fee for online submissions. This is NOT a reading fee. There is no fee for work submitted by Veterans.
Simultaneous submissions are welcome and encouraged, but if your work is accepted elsewhere, please let us know immediately.
CONSEQUENCE is an independent, non-profit magazine, and a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. We’re pleased to announce we now compensate writers for their work.

Reading period: October 1 – October 31, 2020.
CONSEQUENCE is an independent, non-profit literary magazine published annually. We publish short fiction, poetry, non-fiction, interviews, and reviews primarily focused on the culture of war.
We do not consider previously published work.
Online submissions only. Please submit one piece of no more than 5,000 words. Translations are acceptable if the author’s permission has been granted.
There is a $3.00 service fee for online submissions. This is NOT a reading fee. There is no fee for work submitted by Veterans.
Simultaneous submissions are welcome and encouraged, but if your work is accepted elsewhere, please let us know immediately.
CONSEQUENCE is an independent, non-profit magazine, and a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.We’re pleased to announce we now compensate writers for their work.

Reading period: October 1 – October 31, 2020.
CONSEQUENCE is an independent, non-profit literary magazine published annually. We publish short fiction, poetry, non-fiction, interviews, and reviews primarily focused on the culture of war.
We do not consider previously published work.
Online Submissions Only. Please submit one piece of no more than 5,000 words. Translations are acceptable if the author’s permission has been granted.
There is a $3.00 service fee for online submissions. This is NOT a reading fee. There is no fee for work submitted by Veterans.
Simultaneous submissions are welcome and encouraged, but if your work is accepted elsewhere, please let us know immediately.
CONSEQUENCE is an independent, non-profit magazine, and a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. We’re pleased to announce we now compensate writers for their work.

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Reading period: October 1 – October 31, 2020.
CONSEQUENCE is an independent, non-profit literary magazine published annually. We publish short fiction, poetry, non-fiction, interviews, and reviews primarily focused on the culture of war.
We do not consider previously published work.
Online Submissions Only.  Please submit between three and six poems in one file. Please state the number of poems in the file title (for example, "THREEPOEMS"). Translations are acceptable if the author’s permission has been granted.
There is a $3.00 service fee for online submissions. This is NOT a reading fee. There is no fee for work submitted by Veterans.
Simultaneous submissions are welcome and encouraged, but if your work is accepted elsewhere, please let us know immediately.
CONSEQUENCE is an independent, non-profit magazine, and a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. We’re pleased to announce we now compensate writers for their work.

Reading period: October 1 – October 31, 2020.
CONSEQUENCE is an independent, non-profit literary magazine published annually. We publish short fiction, poetry, non-fiction, interviews, and reviews primarily focused on the culture of war.
We do not consider previously published work.
Online Submissions Only. Please state the number of poems in the file title (for example, "THREEPOEMS"). Translations are acceptable if the author’s permission has been granted.
There is a $3.00 service fee for online submissions. This is NOT a reading fee. There is no fee for work submitted by Veterans.
Simultaneous submissions are welcome and encouraged, but if your work is accepted elsewhere, please let us know immediately.
CONSEQUENCE is an independent, non-profit magazine, and a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. We’re pleased to announce we now compensate writers for their work.

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